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  • Machine Name / Number

1.0 Guarding

  • 1.1 - Is there current guarding in place on machinery?

  • 1.2 - Is guarding sufficient to prevent access to moving parts?

  • 1.3 - Are the gaps adequate to prevent accidental access to dangerous moving parts?

  • 1.4 - All potential nip points are guarded?

  • 1.5 - If fixed guarding is in place, is a specialist tool required to remove guarding?

  • 1.6 - Is the tool stored away from machinery?

  • 1.7 - Integrated guarding in place (if required) - e.g. two handed operation due to exposed components while in use?

  • 1.8 - Are all electrical fixtures covered?

  • 1.9 - Do machine guards prevent workers fingers, hands, arms & other body parts from making contact with moving parts of a machine?

  • 1.10 - Are all guards in good condition, of solid construction to withstand impact or shock & secured in place?

  • 1.11 - Machine guards ensure that no objects fall into the moving parts?

  • 1.12 - Machine guards prevent parts, components etc. from being ejected from the machine?

  • 1.13 - Is presence sensing equipment (light curtain, pressure pad, being used?) Does the machine stop in time when activated?

  • 1.14 - Are all machine guards in good condition?

  • 1.15 - Parts of or full guards are missing on the machine?

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